It’s that time of year when students get ready for summer and fun in the sun. Some may think going to a tanning bed is safer than being in the sun, but the experts say the use of tanning beds is why physicians are treating more young people for skin more »

Apr 28, 2016 2:34 PM teen health

With the summer months here, encourage your teen to find a summer job to earn some money rather than sitting at home! more »

Apr 27, 2016 11:42 AM jobs/careers

With college looming on the horizon, you might have some fears that leave you a little afraid to test the collegiate waters in the fall. Don’t let these common nerves keep you up at night! With this advice we hope you’ll be ready to dive on in... more »

Apr 27, 2016 3:02 PM Life Skills

Potential Magazine's editor, Angie Hayden, shares her thoughts and advice as her oldest daughter graduates high school and prepares to go off to college. more »

Apr 21, 2016 10:45 AM Life Skills

With the end of the school year quickly approaching, your high school student is no doubt daydreaming of relaxing the summer away. While it is important to leave some time to unwind, there are many reasons it may be wise to consider a summer camp. more »

Mar 16, 2016 3:13 PM Life Skills 1 Comments

When should you take the ACT/SAT? Megan Dorsey is a college admissions expert and provides tips for finding the best time to take it. more »

Mar 16, 2016 12:23 PM test prep

So your child has studied hard, put in the work, and has been accepted to that prestigious school of their dreams. Congratulations! But when your child's first choice is out of reach, how do you break the news that you cannot afford to make it work? more »

Mar 15, 2016 4:43 PM financial aid

All birthdays are special, but there are really very few that qualify as milestones. Your sixteenth is definitely one of them, so now is not the time for a cookie-cutter celebration! more »

Mar 17, 2016 9:22 AM events/parties

With a burgeoning automobile industry in Alabama, career opportunities abound for high-tech careers such as automated control systems, robotics, and industrial electronics. more »

Mar 16, 2016 1:16 PM jobs/careers

With some states now legalizing marijuana for recreational use, drug education has never been more critical. In fact, marijuana use now surpasses tobacco use for many young people. Dr. Shannon Murphy weighs in on these myths about marijuana. more »

Mar 16, 2016 12:43 PM teen health

As your child is preparing to go to college had have more freedoms than at home, as a parent, you can work to make it good, or you can deny it. Becoming a Freedom Giver prepares them with more freedoms while they are home and still under your care. more »

Mar 16, 2016 3:26 PM Life Skills

Being a part of your community is not only rewarding, but it can also help with college scholarships. Learn more and see how you can be a part of your community. more »

Mar 16, 2016 3:52 PM scholarships

With the distractions of cells phone, keeping your teen safe while driving is important. With these five apps, it will promote safe driving for your teen, while also giving you peace of mind. more »

Mar 16, 2016 3:39 PM driving 101

To fight the battle against rising obesity levels and support the local food economy, many communities are exploring the Farm to School concept. more »

Mar 16, 2016 4:04 PM teen health

Are summer camps and clinics essential for high school athletes looking to play in college, or just a waste of time and money? Chances are you’ve heard the question answered both ways. more »

Mar 16, 2016 4:12 PM Life Skills

Exercise-induced asthma is chronic inflammation of the passageways of the lungs due to a variety of triggers such as air contaminants, stress, or sensitivities to changes in temperature and humidity when exercising. more »

Mar 16, 2016 4:21 PM teen health

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